Our client is a leader in design, manufacturing and integration of lean and flexible automated production systems, tooling, and components.
Bring technologies, through supplier engagement, to our product portfolios, processes and structures, to promote innovation, transformation and achieve improved value
Develop effective bid packages consisting of commercial and technical parameters
Contribute to key corporate financial metrics, project budgets, pipeline velocity and quality
Develop market and supply chain intelligence to reduce purchasing costs when negotiating contracts in volatile pricing environments
Identify the best sourcing opportunities and negotiate final contracts that optimize value for the organization
Prepare and issue purchase orders, adhering to defined Purchasing procedures, policies and guiding principles
Develop strategic supplier relationships
Identify and mitigate organizational risk
Identify and drive opportunities for improved value, cost savings
Analyze local, regional and global spending trends at component level
Analytically summarize cost at component level across regions
Support corporate purchasing in developing external provider agreements
Support development of a global sourcing strategy.
Prepare presentations/materials to support monthly reporting of regional and global value improvements, cost savings
Participate in Internal best cost country (BCC) bench marking activities
Participate in the development of BCC sourcing synergies across group companies
Search/discover sources of expertise and resources to coordinate the early engagement of suppliers having relevant core competencies, the most advanced technologies and innovativeness; enabling the organization to achieve global, differential competitiveness and “best-in-class” performance.
Perform buying function as required
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
A post-secondary diploma or degree in Engineering, Procurement/Supply Chain or related Automation Industry studies
Minimum of 1-3 years of directly related experience
Enterprise-level communication skills: verbal/written, persuasiveness, intellectual aggressiveness and analysis
An understanding of required input parameters (technical and commercial) needed to achieve departmental deliverable outputs
A developmental attitude
Cross cultural sensitivity: an understanding, appreciation, and respect of global cultures
A proven knowledge of similar industries, processes, equipment and systems
A commitment to meet project performance and metric criteria
Computer skills, including SAP user experience, business skills and financial skills are assets
An ability to work well with others in a cross-functional, team environment
Data analysis and data modeling
Previous experience in writing external provider framework agreements is a plus
Knowledge of industry related external providers: commercial components, fabrications, machined components, other manufacturing processes
Professional business acumen with strong verbal presentation skills
Proficient in Microsoft excel, pivot tables and data charting, analysis, interpretation
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